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THE STAKES ARE HIGH

Yesterday night, I watched a Dutch television show called ‘vaccinatie vetes’ - which would translate to something like ‘vaccination...

WHAT STARTED MY EXCESSIVE BLUSHING

I know that if I tell you what I did on Tuesday, some of you will go ‘good for you girrrrrl’, while most of you will probably wonder why...

WHAT I AM SUPER PROUD OF

I didn’t want to write this email, because I didn’t feel in the mood to be uplifting and inspiring and fun. But then I realized that I...

THIS LITTLE GIRL IS ME

I have decided to sabotage my whole email format this week, because I am completely captivated by the #thislittlegirlisme campaign. The...

WHAT INSPIRES ME TO DO MY WORK

Last Monday, I had to wear shoes for a whole morning😮 because I was leading an in-person workshop for women scientists in the field of...

WHAT I DO ALL WRONG

I almost can’t believe it: in a month from now, we will finally be able to host the in-person event that Nele and I have been postponing...

WHAT I STRUGGLED WITH AS A TEENAGER

Did you notice I skipped a newsletter? I know you didn’t😉 But I will share my excuse for skipping a beat anyway: I was in the...

WHERE I LIKE TO GO

In the spirit of summer, I decided to change things up a little and share five of my favorite places in the world - and I would love to...

WHAT I DO EVERY WEEKEND

While you are reading this I am hanging out by the pool in Italy, celebrating the 40th wedding anniversary of my parents-in-law....

WHAT USED TO FREAK ME OUT

Here’s what I want to share with you this week: WHAT USED TO FREAK ME OUT Death used to freak me out. A lot. As a teenager, I lost four...

WHAT I'M PRETENDING NOT TO KNOW

Wow. Our spontaneous decision to go to Ibiza was the best decision ever! I’ve never felt more grateful for a vacation. See, sun, a super...

WOW, WE'RE GOING TO ....

You know what? Instead of me trying to write a catchy introduction text here, let’s jump right in! Without further ado, this is what I am...

I FEEL ASHAMED TO SHARE THIS

My goodness am I loving the beautiful, sunny weather here! (I know, the rain is going to return soon, and I am happy for the plants and...

WHAT I WROTE ON THAT POST-IT NOTE

Do you also have a weird collection of post-its and digital notes to keep track of cool things, and then when someone asks you for that...

HERE'S ALL OF IT

I sometimes forget to upload my newest blogs on my website. If you can't wait, check them out here. And sign up here if you want to...